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Gardens in or near Swaffham

Swaffham is a small market town in Norfolk is well known for its landmark of two large wind turbines. The town has a large market place and several old buildings and just north of the town are the ancient Castle Acre Priory and Castle Acre Castle which are well worth a visit. Gardens in or near Swaffham Gooderstone Water Gardens and Oxburgh Hall are listed below.
4 Results In Or Near Swaffham
5.6 miles from centre of Swaffham
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There's a lovely story behind the creation of Gooderstone Water Gardens near Swaffham in Norfolk. Retired farmer Billy Knights began creating the gardens at the age of 70 back in 1970 after his son joked that the land there was too wet for cattle to graze and only fit to be a water garden. Setting out his plans on the back of a piece of wallpaper, Billy's imagination was fired and he set about getting the diggers to work on the meadow. By the age of 93, he had created a haven for garden lover...
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6.8 miles from centre of Swaffham
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Discover the romantic moated manor house and gardens, Oxburgh Hall The Oxburgh Hall garden surrounds the wonderful moated Tudor manor house built in 1482 by the Bedingfeld family. Lawns fringed with fine trees, a Victorian parterre planted by Sir Henry Paston-Bedingfeld in the mid 19th century, lined with box and permanent plantings of Cineraria `Silver Dust´ and Ruta graveolens `Jackman´s Blue´. The dazzling summer bedding for the parterre included ageratums and French marigolds. The ...
14.2 miles from centre of Swaffham
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Sandringham House, Her Majesty The Queen's private home, is set in 60 acres of beautiful gardens. All the main ground-floor rooms used by The Royal Family, containing absorbing collections of porcelain, jade and family portraits, are open to the public, as well as the fascinating Museum and the charming parish church.
15.2 miles from centre of Swaffham
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Pensthorpe Natural Park has lots to delight and entertain for the whole family. There are five superb gardens that are a picture throughout the year, as well as 300 acres of parkland reserve. Visitors can observe the wildlife, and there are excellent play areas for the children, both indoors and out.
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